School Governors

The Local Governing Body have responsibility for raising standards of achievement in the school.  They hold senior leaders to account, seek external views of the school and use a range of information to set the strategic direction.

The Governing Body is made up of community governors, parent governors and staff governors and are appointed by the members of the academy trust board based on a skills audit which ensures a range of expertise and experiences across the governing body.

Current members of the Governing Body are as follows:
NameRoleTypeAppointing BodyTermResponsibilitiesAttendance
David ShepherdChair of GovernorsCommunityTrust Board01.06.18 -
28.11.20
Health and Safety
CPD
2/2
Lorna JarvisVice Chair of GovernorsCommunityTrust Board01.06.18 - 31.05.19Safeguarding
Looked After Pupils
SEND
EYFS
2/2
Claire SmithHead TeacherVirtue of Post01.06.18 -
Duration of Tenure
2/2
Lyndsey GilesParentElected01.06.18 -
20.11.20
SEND2/2
Rebecca EastStaffElected01.06.18 -
12.10.19
Link governor for training2/2
Amy GawthorpeStaffElected01.06.18 -
24.04.21
2/2
Governing Body Register of Business Interests:
GovernorRelevant Business InterestOther Educational Establishment GovernedRelationship with other Governor or Staff
David ShepherdNoneNoneNone
Lorna JarvisNoneNoneNone
Claire SmithNoneNoneNone
Lyndsey GilesNoneNoneNone
Rebecca EastNoneNoneNone
Amy GawthorpeNoneNoneNone
Governor’s Attendance:
GovernorAttendance 2017/2018 FGBAttendance 2017/2018 T&L Committee – covered at FGBAttendance 2017/2018 F&R Committee
David Shepherd100%100%50%
Lorna Jarvis75%75%50%
Claire Smith100%100%100%
Shaun Kelsey25%25%n/a
Lyndsey Giles100%n/a50%
Rebecca East100%100%100%
Amy Gawthorpe100%100%100%
Pamela Craven100%100%100%
Anthony Kingston25%25%n/a
Kirsty Awty0%0%n/a
Margaret Saunders50%50%n/a
Governors whose terms of office ended or who resigned in the last 12 months:
GovernorRoleTypeTerm
Kirsty AwtyParentParentResigned 19.03.18
Pamela CravenCommunityCommunityResigned 01.06.18
Margaret SaundersCommunityvCommunityResigned 01.06.18
Anthony KingstonCommunityCommunityResigned 01.06.18
Shaun KelseyCommunityCommunityResigned 25.09.18
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